TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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KSP Investigating Armed Robbery
Date of News Release: 05/23/2011
(Symsonia, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred late Sunday night at the Dollar General Store in Symsonia. At approximately 10:00 PM on May 22nd, a white male described as approximately 5'7" tall and 160 pounds entered the store wearing full camouflage with a black jacket and a black ski mask. The suspect brandished a small handgun and demanded money from the store clerk. The assailant left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk described the suspect getting into a black pickup truck with loud exhaust with lights above the windshield. The make and model of the truck is unknown at this time. The truck was observed traveling south on KY 131 in Graves County.
Due to the nature of the offense, the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone having information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721.